June 29, 2011 2:55 PM

Education expert: Pay teachers more, expect more from them

Why is the performance of students in other countries surpassing that of U.S. students? It's a question that Marc S. Tucker, president and chief executive officer of the National Center on Education and the Economy in Washington sought to answer at a symposium last month focused on education reforms in other countries, including Canada, China, Finland, Japan and Singapore.

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